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Seek the Challenging Position of Automotive Body Repairer
A highly talented Automotive Body Repairer with huge experience in straightening bent bodies, removing dents, and replacing crumpled parts that cannot be fixed; remarkable knowledge and experience in repairing all types of vehicles, including large trucks, buses, tractor-trailers, cars and small trucks according to repair manuals, using hand tools and power tools.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Strong knowledge of the standard practices, processes, materials, tools, and equipment used in repairing and refinishing automotive bodies.
Sound knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Profound knowledge of the overall construction of motor vehicles.
Deep ability to use necessary hand tools and shop machines.
Uncommon ability to use and maintain paint spraying equipment.
Remarkable ability to use welding equipment.
Immense ability to fit and install glass.
Excellent ability to communicate effectively.
Solid ability to provide training and explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively.
Sound ability to organize and coordinate the work of a unit.
In-depth ability to determine priorities and make work assignments.
Strong knowledge of machinery, tools, fabrics and supplies for constructing, sewing, upholstering and repairing auto and school bus seats.
Deep knowledge of minor electrical circuitry.
Uncommon ability to do or quickly learn measuring, cutting, removing and setting of automotive window glass.
Remarkable ability to perform minor electrical circuitry work and to estimate material costs.
Profound ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Excellent ability to plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines.
In-depth ability to maintain accurate inventory and work activity records.
Strong ability to work independently with little or no direction.
Auto Care Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Automotive Body Repairer
Examine damaged vehicles and prepare cost estimates on damages and repairs.
Requisition supplies and parts; maintain records related to the work.
Replace, repair, and bump out damaged bodies and parts of automotive vehicles.
Align bodies, doors, and frames.
Fill dents with body plastic.
Prepare and paint auto bodies.
Fit and install glass in windshields, doors, and windows.
Repair and/or install body upholstery accessories and equipment.
Check for and repair water and dust leaks.
Weld and braze auto bodies.
Assist in training lower-level workers in auto body repair techniques.
Perform related work as assigned.
Assist in preparing cost and material estimates.
Keep records and prepare reports of work and time involved.
Make certain that equipment is properly serviced; keep records; and make reports on the condition of tools, equipment and supplies.
Requisition tools, equipment, and repair materials used in the work.
Auto Care Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Automotive Body Repairer Apprentice
Prepared surfaces to be painted, removing old paint by use of electric or air sanders, and applying auto body filler where needed.
Removed dents from the body and fenders.
Aligned doors, hoods, and windows for proper fit.
Mixed and matched all types of body paint.
Primed and painted equipment using a spray gun.
Ground and installed glass in equipment.
Selected fabrics and supplies for upholstery and repair of auto and school bus seats.
Repaired damaged seat covers and prepared seat cover patterns for sewing and reupholstering seats.
Removed graffiti from vehicles.
Performed minor metal body repair work and fill, sand, prepare and spray-paint vehicles.
Removed and replaced electrical wiring associated with auto body repair; cleaned and waxed vehicles and performed detailing and stenciling as necessary.
Checked and replaced school bus safety equipment.
Used hand and power tools such as welding and spray-painting equipment, upholstery steamers, heavy-duty sewing machine and serger, portable hydraulic ram, frame straightening jack and other tools and equipment.